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The Gulf War As Popular Entertainment

Paul Leslie

The Gulf War As Popular Entertainment

An Analysis of the Military-Industrial Media Complex (Symposium Series (Edwin Mellen Press), V. 42.)

by Paul Leslie

  • 22 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Media studies,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military History - Persian Gulf War,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East,
  • Military-industrial complex,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - United States,
  • Mass media and the war,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078441M
    ISBN 100773486666
    ISBN 109780773486669

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    Buy a cheap copy of The Gulf War (Essential Histories) book by Alastair Finlan. The Gulf War of heralded a new type of warfare that was characterised by astonishing speed and high technology with remarkably low numbers of casualties Free shipping over $ #1 – The first Gulf War in lasted less than a year and took place between an Allied coalition led by the United States and Iraqi forces which had invaded neighboring Kuwait. The mission became known by its military name Operation Desert Storm.

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The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.

10 of the best works of fiction and nonfiction. This week marks the year anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Like all wars, this one has produced a library of great books. WASHINGTON (AP) Here is a recap of the Gulf War in question-and-answer form: Q.

How did the allies overcome Iraq so quickly?A. Warplanes flew more t combat missions in 5 1/2 weeks, softening up the Iraqi army by choking supply lines, disrupting communications and hamering strategic targets.

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Live. The Gulf War, At the end of the Iran-Iraq War of –, Iraq emerged with its state intact and a reinforced sense of national pride, but laden with massive debts.

Iraq had largely financed the war effort through loans, and owed some $37 billion to Gulf creditors in   According to the theory, the Gulf War was a trial run for the wider implementation of a global mind-control system.

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Though the Persian Gulf War was initially considered an unqualified success for the international coalition, simmering conflict in the troubled region led to a second Gulf War.

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